Talking about fairytales, this article embodies a fairytale of its own — the fairytale that we have to accept human nature as a given. That kind of fatalism will lead society to disaster in the decades ahead. Instead, we can, and must, do better, to secure a “Humanity+ future” ~ David Wood.
The idea that new technologies can liberate us from the human condition is a fantasy. In reality, the 21st-century will be all too human.